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Issac graduated from Monash University with both a Bachelor of Engineering and a Doctor in Philosophy degree majoring in mechanical engineering. He was a recipient of the Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholarship. His research focus is on design tools and methodologies for the development of eco-innovative products and processes. Besides innovation, his deeper passion is in developing innovators. In his research on creative pedagogy, he has co-developed an undergraduate subject on leadership and innovation. It is offered at Monash University since year 2014. Issac has over 10 years of industry experience as a certified TRIZ consultant and trainer. To date, he has consulted and trained innovators from diverse industries within South East Asia. His involvement in the startup ecosystem has resulted in the establishment of an incubator and startups with a total valuation of over USD 25 million. He also serves as the Honorary Treasurer at the Malaysia TRIZ Innovation Association (MyTRIZ).

External positions

Honorary Treasurer, Malaysia TRIZ Innovation Association

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